This is an opportunity for a driven Lead Engineer to join us and support the technical delivery of a software engineering team
You'll be responsible for developing solution design options and explaining the pros and cons to key stakeholders for appropriate decision making
Hone your existing technical skills and advance your career in this innovative and challenging role
What you'll do
In this role, you'll support a team of developers and set the technical direction of the deliveries, applying the principles and methodologies of software engineering to the technical design, development, testing, and maintenance of applications and services.
We'll look to you to oversee the work quality of the software engineering team, making sure that it meets the technical standards for all services output, as well as implementing a culture of concise and comprehensive technical documentation as a continuous process.
Day-to-day, you'll be:
Facilitating smooth D2C Online Investment operation of environments
Responsible for the technical coaching of scrum teams
Automating Online Investment operation in Dev and Test environments
Testing support during all release cycles
Taking learnings from RtB and continues improve the proposition
Supporting and monitoring the technical progress against plans, while safeguarding functionality, scalability and performance and providing updates to stakeholders
Supporting and mentoring the team in the understanding of relevant software languages and technical domains
Driving the adoption of software engineering principles, processes and best practices
Liaising with engineers, architects, business analysts and other key stakeholders to understand the objectives, requirements and options
Designing and developing high-volume, high-performance and high-availability applications using proven frameworks and technologies
The skills you'll need
To be successful in this role, you'll need a background in software engineering, software design or database design and architecture, as well as experience in providing technical leadership and accountability for a software engineering team.
We'll also look to you to have experience of test-driven development and the use of automated test frameworks, mocking, stubbing and unit testing tools, along with knowledge of the key phases of the software delivery lifecycle and established software development methodologies.
You'll also demonstrate:
The ability to develop software in an SOA or micro-services paradigm
Development experience in a programming language
Experience of using industry recognised frameworks and development tooling
A background of implementing programming best-practice, especially around scalability, availability and performance
Experience of working in an environment where products must be delivered to specific timescales